Clean water and sanitation
Making a difference: Sustainability success stories in clean water and sanitation
In our 'Making a difference' series we take a look at the positive impact chemical engineers, and their work, has on creating a more sustainable world. Here we share success stories relating to clean water and sanitation.
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Developing countries and technology - Dr Euan Low
Dr Low has 25 years of water-sector advisory experience in both emerging and mature markets and until this year lead PwC’s South East Asia’s infrastructure advisory practice.
Decarbonising wastewater treatment - Maria Manidaki
Maria Manidaki is a civil engineer who has been supporting water utilities and other infrastructure clients with their decarbonisation journeys for approximately 20 years. She tells us about her career, why collaboration is key, and why she is a big fan of chemical engineers.
Waste water treatment and process emissions - Dr Liu Ye
Dr Liu Ye is an Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering with research focus on sustainable and cost effective water and wastewater treatment. Most recently she has taken a lead on emissions and is the lead editor of the IWA open-access book on process emissions. This inspirational work is world-leading and is focused on providing a deeper understanding of quantification and modelling of greenhouse gas emissions.
Meet a difference maker – Professor Philip Davies
Philip Davies has pursued a varied industrial and academic research career, including projects in solar energy, desalination, solar-powered cooling, and seawater greenhouses. His current research at the University of Birmingham focuses on technologies to help with issues of resource scarcity in arid regions.